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Parnell proposes slight bump to base student allocation

Parnell proposes slight bump to base student allocationGov. Sean Parnell introduced his education package Friday, and inside is a small increase to the school funding formula.

Gov. Parnell addresses budget, ‘Choose Respect’ and education

Gov. Parnell addresses budget, ‘Choose Respect’ and educationGovernor Parnell says he has three main priorities for the legislative session that started this week in Juneau: education, the gas line and the unfunded Pers/Ters pension fund liability.

State of the State: 2014 should be education session

State of the State: 2014 should be education sessionDuring State of the State address last night, Parnell laid out an agenda that was friendly to the "school choice" movement.

State releases terms of pipeline deal

State releases terms of pipeline dealThe terms of the agreement with the North Slope producers and TransCanada have been released.

Lawmakers File Dozens Of Bills In Advance Of Session

Lawmakers File Dozens Of Bills In Advance Of SessionState lawmakers have pre-filed more than 50 bills in advance of the legislative session.

Parnell announces new pipeline plan, changes AGIA agreement

Parnell announces new pipeline plan, changes AGIA agreementGovernor Sean Parnell announced Friday the state is taking a new approach to a large-scale natural gas line in Alaska.

Judge Sen Tan to retire

Judge Sen Tan to retireJudge Sen Tan has announced that he will be stepping down from the bench.

Exxon, Chevron spend big against oil tax referendum

Exxon, Chevron spend big against oil tax referendumExxon and Chevron have made major contributions to a campaign that wants to preserve a controversial oil tax law that passed this year, according to recent filings with the Alaska Public Offices Commission.

Parnell open to funding Southeast hydro

Parnell open to funding Southeast hydroThere are no Southeast hydroprojects in the governor's budget proposal. But he says he's open to funding the right ones.

Will smaller capital budgets mean fewer jobs?

Will smaller capital budgets mean fewer jobs?But with less tax money coming in, the days of fat capital budgets are coming to an end. Should Alaskans be worried about what that means for the state unemployment rate?